Charlie Rose

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 5, 1942
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Working for PBS
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Mary King (Wife)
Married on 1968 Divorce : 1980
Children(s) N/A(Kids)
Qualification Degree
Education at Duke University School of Law, Duke University, New York University
Net Worth(s) $14 million and salary is $2.5 million
Name on Birth Charles Peete "Charlie" Rose
Divorce Yes
Height 1.91 m
Weight N/A
Religion Christian
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Gray Brown
Twitter @charlierose
Age 80 Years

 Charlie Rose is an American talk show host and journalist. He has hosted Charlie Rose, an interview show distributed nationally by PBS since 1991.


He was born on January 5, 1942 as Charles Peete Rose, Jr. in Henderson, North Carolina, U.S.


He was only the child of his parents so they loved him very much. He spent his childhood with his family and helped his family since he was seven. He was also a basketball player during his school life.

School College

He attended Duke University and graduated in 1964 with the bachelor’s degree in history. He got the Juris Doctor degree from the Duke University School of Law in 1968.

Father, Mother, brother and sister

He was born to his mother Margaret (née Frazier) and father Charles Peete Rose, Sr. who was a tobacco farmer and owned a country store. He was only the child of his parents.

Career and struggle

 His break came, after Bill Moyers hired him as managing editor for the PBS series Bill Moyers' International Report in 1974. Moyers named Rose executive producer of Bill Moyers Journal in 1975. Rose later on began to appear on camera. His show "A Conversation with Jimmy Carter", one installment of Moyers's series U.S.A.: People and Politics, won a 1976 Peabody Award. Honing his interview skills he worked at several networks until he was hired by KXAS-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth as program manager and gave him the late-night time slot that would become the Charlie Rose show. Rose as the anchor of CBS News worked for CBS News Nightwatch, the network's first late-night news broadcast, which typically featured Rose conducting one-on-one interviews with notable persons, in a similar format to his current PBS show. In 1987 The Nightwatch broadcast of Rose's interview with Charles Manson won an Emmy Award. Rose left CBS to serve as anchor of Personalities, a syndicated program produced by Fox Broadcasting Company in 1990 but he got out of his contract after six weeks because of the tabloid-style content of the show. Charlie Rose premiered on PBS station Thirteen/WNET on September 30, 1991, and since January 1993 he has been nationally syndicated. Rose moved the show to a studio owned by Bloomberg Television in 1994, which allowed for improved satellite interviewing. In January 1999 Rose was a correspondent for 60 Minutes II from its inception until September 2005, and was later named a correspondent on 60 Minutes. From 2003 to 2009 Rose was a member of the board of directors of Citadel Broadcasting Corporation. Charlie Rose delivered the commencement address at North Carolina State University in May 2010. It was announced that Rose would return to CBS to help anchor CBS This Morning, replacing The Early Show, commencing January 9, 2012, along with co-anchors Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King on November 15, 2011. Rose has interviewed many celebrities, such as Bashar al-Assad in 2013, President Barack Obama and wife Michelle in 2012, Warren Buffet, Noam Chomsky in 2003, Leonardo di Caprio in 2004, John Oliver, Christoph Waltz, Quentin Tarantino, Larry Ellison, and Farah Diba.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Charlie was married to Mary Rose the sister-in-law of Morgan Stanley Chairman John J. Mack whom he met in Duke University. Their twelve years long married life of Charlie ended with marry in divorce in 1980 because of some reasons.

Height, weight and age

He height is six feet and three and half inches. He has got an perfect matching body with his height which has supported him in his carrier as he was a basketball player too.

Nationality, Ethnicity

He is an American as he was born in America and has American citizenship. His ethnicity is white.

Net Worth, Salary and income

His net worth is $14 million and his annual salary is $2.5 million.

Award and Achievement

He achieved a lot of success in his life. He show is very famous with all the people he had interviewed till date. He has earned names from his shows a lot people love his show very much.

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